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Financial Analyst - AFT Budgeting - Plant Scherer, Juliette, GA

Juliette, GA

Financial Analyst -AFT Budgeting Organization - Plant Scherer, Juliette, GA

Please Note : As per current corporate policy, you will be required to be in the office three days per week, currently Monday's, Tuesday's & Thursday's.

Location: Plant Scherer, Juliette, GA 31046

Occasional Travel and** extended overnight stay for on and off system storm logistics and other business needs is required.

Summary of Position Duties

The Financial Analyst position will provide direction and training to internal team for insight on and influence for financial business decisions that will drive growth, operational excellence, and process improvement including, target setting, reporting and analysis, planning and forecasting, corporate financial direction. Provide financial leadership, planning, and support to help support organizational goals to meet corporate and business unit goals and objectives; ensure compliance with policies, procedures and applicable laws and regulations that govern our business; establish and maintain effective relationships and communications with internal team and corporate partners to achieve these objectives.

Be a subject matter expert, act as a financial liaison, and provide leadership associated with business units.

Job Experience and Education

  • B.S./B.A. in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field required.

  • Basic understanding of GAAP and FASB

  • Preferred 5 years of budgeting, Finance, Accounting or similar experience highly desired.

  • Experience of database systems, ERP, or similar experience highly desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles and procedures

  • Familiarity with General Accounting Procedures and Corporate Guidelines

  • Strength in communication and training for complex processes to peers and managers

  • Firm grasp of key financial concepts- Net income, EPS, cash flow analysis, revenue requirements

  • Working knowledge of financial management information systems and tools (PowerPlan, Oracle Planning, Oracle Projects, Oracle AP, Maximo, etc.)

  • Ability to manage stress and balance multiple priorities while producing high quality work under intense workloads and pressure.

  • Possess:

  • Strategic thinking and planning skills

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Creative analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated accounting and finance skill.

  • Excellent computer skills - especially Oracle Projects, Oracle Planning, Excel, PowerBi, Power Point, and Word

Responsibilities

  • Ability to understand complex processes to translate and provide education to internal teams.

  • Be a self-starter to identify gaps in documentation, training, and reporting.

  • Assist in creating reports as needed to support financial analysis across the organization.

  • Build strong working relationships with internal and external partners to develop the deep business understanding necessary to draw conclusions and make recommendations.

  • Analyze financial risks and opportunities and develop insights to influence the organization’s business decisions.

  • Analyze the business, identify issues and recommend solutions that improve the business unit's financial or operational performance in areas of responsibility.

  • Understanding of Budget Preparation and Financial Reporting

  • Financial analysis, guidance, reporting, & communication (e.g., O&M, Capital, Asset Management, etc.)

  • Ensuring accurate accounting and reporting of financial information

  • Making recommendations for allocation of resources and identification of cost savings opportunities

  • Develop 5 year budgets annually with the assistance of key stakeholders.

  • Supporting your business unit ensuring that all targets are met

  • Keep compliance highly visible

  • Help management & supervision ensure employees understand and perform their roles & responsibilities and are knowledgeable of applicable policies and procedures that govern their activities

  • Perform required control activities to ensure compliance

  • Provide guidance to employees on accounting, finance and compliance related issues

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships and communications within AFT

  • Lead and/or manage special projects as required

  • Occasional Travel and extended overnight stay for on and off system storm logistics and other business needs is required

Behavioral Attributes

Models all aspects of Our Values. Understands broad implications of decisions and work activities, determines steps needed to achieve goals, exhibits a high degree of initiative and personal responsibility. Detailed, positive motivator, dependable, flexible, customer focused, team player, intelligent risk-taker, and results oriented. Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities. Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeogiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 5457

Job Category: Finance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power

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